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Kelly Trout

Kelly Trout

Kelly Trout is a senior research analyst at Oil Change International, adding capacity across issue areas from North American pipelines to fossil fuel subsidies to energy transitions. Prior to joining the Oil Change team, Kelly served as communications director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. She was also a communications manager at Friends of the Earth U.S.

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The IEA—the World's Most Influential Energy Modelling Agency—Closes the Door on New Fossil Fuel Extraction

This is huge. An agency that has consistently boosted new oil and gas development in its flagship annual World Energy Outlook (WEO) is now backing up the global call to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction.

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The IEA—the World's Most Influential Energy Modelling Agency—Closes the Door on New Fossil Fuel Extraction

This is huge. An agency that has consistently boosted new oil and gas development in its flagship annual World Energy Outlook (WEO) is now backing up the global call to stop the expansion of fossil fuel extraction.

Kelly Trout ·


IEA Report Misses the Mark on 'Sustainable Recovery' by Sidelining 1.5°C

The decisions made over the next three years will set our course to 2030. To be a useful authority on a sustainable recovery, the IEA needs to choose a side.

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5 Reasons We Must Act Now to End Oil and Gas Production

The world needs a recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic that dispatches with the old subservience to the fossil fuel industry and instead puts health first, provides relief directly to people, centers workers and communities not corporate executives, builds solidarity across borders, and—crucially—builds a foundation of resilience for the multiple, interlocking crises we face.

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The Loopholes Lurking in BP’s New Climate Aims

It’s time for BP and all oil companies to stop hiding behind net-zero rhetoric and commit to immediate action on the scale of the crisis we’re in.

Kelly Trout ·


Decoding the IEA’s Scenario Spin: Real Reform or More of the Same?

From the IEA’s preview materials, we already know this: The IEA is still failing, in 2019, to respond to climate emergency and steer energy decisions away from fossil fuels and towards the renewable future required to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

Kelly Trout ·


The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Is Drilling Us Towards Climate Disaster

The fossil fuel industry is gearing up to swing a giant wrecking ball through global climate goals

Kelly Trout ·


Three Key Takeaways From the IPCC Report on 1.5 Degrees of Warming

There is no time to lose in rapidly reducing emissions

Kelly Trout ·

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